Environment America is seeking a Federal Legislative Advocate to promote our federal policy agenda and be a part of our DC-based advocacy team. The Legislative Advocate will work with our staff of researchers, campaign staff and communications experts on a strong environment first policy agenda in Congress and within the Biden Administration that may include advocating for:
Environment America is a policy and action group with more than 2 million members and supporters spread across all 50 states. Our staff have been working for nearly four decades to promote national, state and local policies that put the environment first. For example, we’ve won policies that have resulted in more solar and wind power in 25 states, cleaner cars and power plants nationwide, and better protections for our rivers, streams, lakes and drinking water. With affiliates in 29 states, we run campaigns that not only raise awareness, but win results on the national stage, in states and cities, on the ballot and in the courtroom.
Build a team:
Represent Environment America and advance our strategy in the Capitol:
Fundraise from charitable foundations and individual donors to support our program:
Additional helpful experience:
Washington, DC. For the foreseeable future, all of our staff are working remotely due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Target annual compensation for this position is commensurate with the relevant professional experience and/or advanced degrees that a candidate has. Environment America offers a competitive benefits package.
You’ll join a great team of dozens of organizers, advocates, lawyers, researchers, policy analysts, communicators and others with a record of winning hundreds of new laws and other policies that are making a real difference in people's lives.
Environment America has an excellent training program. Our experienced trainers are experts in policy, campaign planning, fundraising and working with the media.
Please direct your cover letter to Kate Canada, Hiring Director.
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Environment America is an equal opportunity employer.
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